Baie de Vilaine

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 4,500 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
A bay and estuary with mudflats, coastal cliffs, sand and shingle-beaches and saltmarshes. Human activities include fishing, hunting, and recreation, including sailing.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Baie de Vilaine. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.